Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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English instrument maker, the son of [[Jonathan Sisson]], also an instrument maker.
English instrument maker, the son of [[Jonathan Sisson]], also an instrument maker.


Photographs show Sisson's equatorial sextant telescope at [[Milan Museum of Science and Technology]], made in 1774 for Brera Observatory (Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera di Milano). In the background is a mural quadrant made by [[Jesse Ramsden]] in 1789.
Photographs show Sisson's equatorial sextant telescope at [[Milan Museum of Science and Technology]], made in 1774 for Brera Observatory (Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera di Milano).  


== See Also ==
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Equatorial sextant telescope at Milan Museum of Science and Technology
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Closer view of vernier scale, pitch chain, and micrometer
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1720-1783

English instrument maker, the son of Jonathan Sisson, also an instrument maker.

Photographs show Sisson's equatorial sextant telescope at Milan Museum of Science and Technology, made in 1774 for Brera Observatory (Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera di Milano).

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